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November 2018

Nutrition – Step by Step


Are you ready to tighten up your nutrition? Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Dialing in your nutrition can be incredibly overwhelming, so we’ve got you a basic step by step process below. Keep in mind that everyone’s needs are different, but what we’ve given should be something to [...]

Nutrition – Step by Step2018-11-27T10:44:44+00:00

2018 Xterra World Championships Race Report


It’s taken me a long time to write a race report because this race was really tough because the conditions of the swim were more than just uncomfortable for me - It brought back a painful moment of my life and a fear that I have spent years trying to overcome. This race summary is [...]

2018 Xterra World Championships Race Report2018-11-19T12:13:11+00:00

October 2018

Women and Strength Training


Women and Strength Training Ladies, here's the deal: you need to be lifting some weights. And we don't mean the 1 lbs. dumbbells you got for 30% off on Amazon Prime. We mean heavy weight, attached to a barbell, and sitting in a rack. It's good for you, you need it, and it will make [...]

Women and Strength Training2018-10-04T17:38:04+00:00

March 2018

It’s all in your head


It's all in your head... No seriously, it probably is. We all talk about 'mental strength' being the key to athletic performance, and as it turns out, new research indicates that the mind really is the key to improved performance. The research tells us that fatigue is grounded in perception, and that our mind is regulating [...]

It’s all in your head2018-03-13T04:57:19+00:00

January 2018

Tips for Training in the New Year


Here we are again on the cusp of the New Year, and millions of people across the globe have decided that 2018 is the year they’re going to get fit. That’s awesome, and we love hearing it. Unfortunately, 95% of those people will fall right off that fitness wagon as soon as they’ve stepped on. [...]

Tips for Training in the New Year2018-01-01T22:04:47+00:00

November 2017

Plan to win


"You were born to win, but to be a winner, you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win." -Zig Ziglar The most common reason (excuse) for poor exercise habits we hear is a lack of time. It tops all of the other reasons combined, including finances, injuries, and access to a [...]

Plan to win2017-11-16T04:10:23+00:00

Is it really motivation?


Is it really motivation? Whether it’s on a poster, Instagram post, refrigerator magnet, or the topic of a speech, motivation is all around us. If you look on social media, there are over 100 MILLION posts tagged with #motivation, and motivational speaking and writing is a multi-million dollar industry. But are they right? Are we [...]

Is it really motivation?2017-11-16T04:06:17+00:00

June 2017



Patience. In a world awash with instant gratification, it can be hard to have the patience to work on your fitness. Getting your body and health where it needs to be takes time. It’s going to take longer than you think, and it’s definitely going to take longer than you want. It won’t take a [...]


6/9/17 – Structural


Warmup 5-10 minute ski/bike/row 3 x 5 wall squat 3 x 5 single leg box squat 3 x 10 RDL, ascending weight A) Push Press 3 sets of :30/:30 push press : 30 work, : 30 rest, rest is in OH position Rest 1 minute between rounds B) Eccentric Single Leg Squat  3x10 each leg [...]

6/9/17 – Structural2017-07-18T13:51:07+00:00

6/8/17 – Strength


Warmup 4 Rounds: 10 RDL 10 air squat 10 good morning :30 sec ski, easy A) Conventional Deadlift 5 x 5, add 5 lbs from last week B) 10-1 pushup, 1-10 plank pull ladder Not for time, but move through consistently Cooldown 2k row/ski at moderate pace to cool down

6/8/17 – Strength2017-06-13T07:03:01+00:00